“History is always written by the winners. When two cultures clash, the loser is obliterated, and the winner writes the history books-books which glorify their own cause and disparage the conquered foe. As Napoleon once said, 'What is history, but a fable agreed upon?”
Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code
He positively contributed to society in many ways including cancer research and anti tobacco campaigns.
Proctor 1999, p. 219